Posts in category "Expectations"

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will
By Yanni Brown I’ve had the most interesting conversation with some awesome men this past week. I love gleaning from their wisdom when it comes to sharing their thought provoking points of view about relationships. While we know that men and women are very different when it comes to what’s needed in a relationship but... Read more »

How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?

How Long is Too Long to Wait for True Love?
 By Shanti Ray It’s Tuesday and that 20 minute drive it normally takes to get to work has now turned into an hour because it’s raining. Traffic is backed up and you’ve been sitting in the same spot for well over 15 minutes now. Silence fills the car as you embark on your routine of... Read more »

Warning: You'll Miss a Good Man While Waiting for Prince Charming

Warning: You'll Miss a Good Man While Waiting for Prince Charming
by Gina B. Am I the only woman who doesn’t believe in fairy tales? Some years ago, one of my goddaughters had become fascinated by her Auntie Gina’s lifestyle and demanded to know if I lived alone and whether or not I had a husband. She was heartbroken when I told her that I’m not... Read more »
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Careers: 6 Things Women In Transition Should Do Right Now

Careers: 6 Things Women In Transition Should Do Right Now
By Zondra Hughes Hey lady, have you shelved your dream in pursuit of a paycheck? Or, are you stuck in a place where you really don’t want to be? If so, this blog is for you. Powerhouse women Mikki Taylor, Sonia Jackson Myles, Loni Love, and MC Lyte appeared at the 9th annual Disney Dreamers... Read more »

My Daughter is a Lesbian and I'm Heartbroken

My Daughter is a Lesbian and I'm Heartbroken
By Shemeka Michelle My daughter is a lesbian. I absolutely HATE it! I don’t want my daughter to be gay. Most parents imagine a perfect life for their children. Our thoughts are normally based on what society has conditioned us to deem acceptable. We normally want our children to do well in school, be on... Read more »

The Secret Power of Being Alone

The Secret Power of Being Alone
 By Sylvia Snowden People make being by yourself sound like it’s the worst thing in the world, don’t they?  We hear things like “two heads are better than one,” or “I didn’t want to get caught eating lunch by myself,” and, of course, “you need to get married, so you won’t grow old alone” all... Read more »
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5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

5 Tips to Survive Your Family During the Holidays
By Kym B. As you reach for the last piece of stale miniature chocolate that lingered for a month from the October festivities, you realize that the holidays are once again upon us. The only constant thing that you can rely on, during this season, is it will not be always perfect, it will not... Read more »

27 Monday Motivation Tips from Oprah's The Life You Want Tour

Iyanla Vanzant and Oprah Winfrey on the Life You Want Tour.
By Shameeka Hunt It’s MONDAY! Let’s get motivated! I thought that Day 1 of the two day #LifeYouWantDC event was awesome.  Day 2 was even more mind blowing, thought provoking, energetic, and astounding.  Day 2 is when Oprah brought to the stage each of her trailblazers that went deeper into what it means and what... Read more »

Here's Why YOU Can't Find a Good Man

Here's Why YOU Can't  Find a Good Man
You don’t have to be a Star Baby! By Shemeka Michelle I think every single person should have a list. This list should include at least five must haves in a relationship, five things that would be nice but aren’t necessary and five deal breakers. This list would be a constant reminder and serve as... Read more »
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Truth About Conflicts & Girl Fights

Truth About Conflicts & Girl Fights
The Myth of Community: A Look at Girl Fights, Sistahood and Individuality by Jean Usen It was my girlhood ambition to be a part of a blood-tight crew of black female friends. Instead of that, I have a beautifully disjointed and unique connection with a precious few jewels. The sistahs are a tight-knit and deeply... Read more »